Education & Training

Continuing Education through KU. Online course on Aging and Cultural Awareness.

Palliative Care Consulting Team & Canda, H. J. (2014).  Engaging spirituality in social work for palliative care and hospice: Conversations about comfort, support, and quality of life. (pdf) Presented by Hwi-Ja Canda.

These following two items were produced by a national interdisciplinary group to offer suggestions on addressing spirituality in palliative care. Dr. Canda was one of the consultants. Although there may be some limitations from a social work standpoint, these suggestions can help to promote this important emerging area of practice.


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